Universal’s Will Tell the ‘Untold’ Story of Dracula

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Originally Dracula: Year Zero, Universal Pictures has officially titled the Gary Shore-directed version of Bram Stoker’s novella to Dracula Untold.

Starring Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Zach McGowan, Samantha Barks, Thor Kristjansson and Art Parkinson, the film is now in production in Belfast with press visiting the set as we speak.

In theaters October 3, “Luke Evans is starring as the most famous of vampires in an origin story that sees a Transylvanian prince risk eternal damnation in order to save his wife and son from a Turkish horde. Barks will play a figure in Eastern European folk tales known as a baba yaga, a beautiful young woman who turns into a savage witch. Kristjansson will play Bright Eyes, an Eastern European taken as a slave as a young boy and now a vicious assassin in the Ottoman Army. Parkinson will play Dracula’s son, named Ingeras.